JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
KinerjaPay Corp.,(OTCQB: KPAY), a digital payment and ecommerce platform, ("KinerjaPay" or the "Company") announced that it is now providing an offline alternative to traditional payment services in the Indonesian market, enabling un-banked Indonesians the ability to manage and add to cash balances in Company-linked accounts for use within the KinerjaPay platform and mobile apps.
The Company also announced that Pos Indonesia, the state-owned postal service, is now accepting payments through the KinerjaPay platform. Pos Indonesia operates in 11 regional divisions across the country, each covering multiple provinces. Pos Indonesia services 100% of the Country's inner cities and rural areas and approximately 42% of Indonesia's remote locations through its 4,800 post offices.
Although the Indonesian economy generates nearly $1 trillion annually, only 42% of the 250+ million citizens have bank accounts and only 5% have credit cards. KinerjaPay's new service expands the Company's existing platform of payment channels which allow un-banked Indonesian consumers and business to shop and pay bills quickly, safely and conveniently.
Edwin Ng, Chairman and CEO for KinerjaPay Corp. commented, "We are very proud of this feature and determined to improve the lives of Indonesians through our solutions. We believe that Indonesia will quickly move towards a digital and cashless society, and we launched this service because we recognized that offline options need to be combine with online solution to address the needs of the huge unbanked population in Indonesia."
Mr. Ng went on to say, "The KinerjaPay platform has been very well received across Indonesia; we are now driving over 1,000 transactions per day. The offline component provides citizens with even greater flexibility in managing their day to day finances, facilitating their access to services as basic as the post office."
KinerjaPay enables consumers to "Pay, Play and Buy" through its secure web portal and mobile applications. Based in Indonesia, the Company provides easy and convenient payment solution while shopping online at its marketplace platform. With its current omni-channel platform, users can perform various payment services such as credit card bill payment, utility, phone bill, healthcare insurance and direct transfer to anyone at their convenience. KinerjaPay is also planning to launch other eCommerce verticals such as travel market, delivery services, and online gaming in the near future. The Company's services are available through its mobile applications and on its website at http://www.kinerjapay.com.
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SOURCE KinerjaPay Corp.